Archive | Network Hacking

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17 January 2015 | 4,129 views

OpenVAS 7 Released – Open Source Vulnerability Scanner

The Open Vulnerability Assessment System (OpenVAS) is a framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution. The actual security scanner is accompanied with a daily updated feed of Network Vulnerability Tests (NVTs), over 35,000 in total (as of April 2014). The OpenVAS Manager is the central […]

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10 January 2015 | 2,784 views

BlueScan – A Bluetooth Device Scanner

BlueScan is a BASH script that acts as a Bluetooth device scanner. It’s a tool designed to detect Bluetooth devices within the radio range of your system and extract as much information as possible from the devices without the requirement to pair. The tool works unobtrusively, ie without establishing a connection to the devices found […]

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30 December 2014 | 6,429 views

SniffPass – Simple Password Sniffer

SniffPass is small password monitoring software (basically a password sniffer) that listens to your network, capture the passwords that pass through your network adapter, and display them on the screen instantly. SniffPass can capture the passwords of the following Protocols: POP3, IMAP4, SMTP, FTP, and HTTP (basic authentication passwords). You can use this utility to […]

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25 December 2014 | 1,248 views

Rackspace Recovers From Major DNS DDoS

So Rackspace has just recovered from a major DNS DDoS attack which rendered some domains inaccessible for over 11 hours. It seems to have been a fairly frequent occurrence lately with Namecheap also undergoing several attacks against its DNS infrastructure. I got affected again recently on December 18th when they were hit with a massive […]

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18 December 2014 | 7,794 views

ICANN Hacked Including Root DNS Systems

So another hack has been exposed, this time on ICANN – which is pretty bad. They are the database of the Internet basically, including the root zone system which is the highest authority for DNS requests. “The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a non-profit organization that is responsible for the coordination […]

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16 December 2014 | 1,594 views

BlueMaho Project – Bluetooth Security Testing Suite

BlueMaho is GUI-shell (interface) for a suite of tools best used for Bluetooth security testing. It is freeware, opensource, written on python, uses wxPython. It can be used for testing BT-devices for known vulnerabilities and major thing to do – testing to find unknown vulns. Also it can form nice statistics. I did get interested […]

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31 October 2014 | 2,982 views

ZMap – Fast Open-Source Network Scanner

ZMap is a fast open-source network scanner designed for Internet-wide network surveys. On a typical desktop computer with a gigabit Ethernet connection, ZMap is capable scanning the entire public IPv4 address space in under 45 minutes. While previous network tools have been designed to scan small network segments, ZMap is specifically architected to scan the […]

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30 October 2014 | 2,017 views

Serious Linux/UNIX FTP Flaw Allows Command Execution

A lot of old bugs have been biting us on the butt lately, and here’s another to add to the list. This week it was discovered a fairly nasty FTP Flaw Allows Command Execution when using the old but still fairly widely used. tnftp client It’s a fairly unlikely set of circumstances however, and it […]

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16 October 2014 | 4,294 views

Everything You Need To Know About POODLE SSLv3 Vulnerability

So yah, it’s been quite a year – not long after Heartbleed and then Shellshock we now have POODLE SSLv3 vulnerability. Yes, that’s right – POODLE. It is actually an acronym this time though, yay (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy). Is it a huge risk? Not really as it doesn’t allow any type of remote […]

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08 October 2014 | 4,197 views

IPFlood – Simple Firefox Add-on To Hide Your IP Address

IPFlood (previously IPFuck) is a Firefox add-on created to simulate the use of a proxy. It doesn’t actually change your IP address (obviously) and it doesn’t connect to a proxy either, it just changes the headers (that it can) so it appears to any web servers or software sniffing – that you are in fact […]

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